CHILLI AND TOMATO COTTAGE PIE

This dish is a chilli and tomato twist on the traditional classic: cottage pie. Breaking through that sensational cheese top crust with every mouthful, it goes wonderfully with the smooth, buttery mash topping too.Β  We treated it almost as if it was a lasagne, serving it with salad leaves and some lovely garlic bread. This…

BEEF CHILLI STEW WITH PEARL BARLEY AND DUMPLINGS

This soul-soothing, tasty beef mince and pearl barley stew is a winter warmer indeed. We got the idea by combining a beef chilli with a traditional beef mince and dumpling stew, and the experiment paid off. The pearl barley gives us the wonderful risotto type texture, along with a delicious, hearty gravy. A dumpling or…